MASAMI-CHIC is operated by Masami Rung, a professional hair & make-up artist since 1980. Born and raised in Japan, Masami studied her craft at the Hollywood Beauty College in Tokyo, Japan. Soon after graduating from beauty college she worked with the make-up artist agency Top Knot for three years. Afterward she began freelancing for many prestigious companies in Japan such as the commercial film companies Matsushita, Nissan, and Kao Cosmetics; catalogs for Christian Dior, Avon, SAS Scuba Gear, Mitsukoshi and Kintetsu Department Stores; photo ads for magazines An An, Fashion News, With and Classy; fashion shows for Norma Kamali, Perry Ellis, Valentino Garavani, Krizia, Sonia Rykiel, Missoni, Ralph Lauren and Kenzo. In the U.S., where she presently lives and works, she has created make-up and hair for catalogs such as I.N. Express, Lapine, Ellesse and Mervyns, Balloon Magazine as well as advertisements for Hokkaido Bank and Kintestsu Tourist. Since 1996 she has also been doing make-up and hair for weddings.

Masami always strives to create a sophisticated, pollished, and chic look for women. She uses graduated colors that match a woman's particular skin tone so that the make-up appears natural and not overly applied. Her hair-styling technique use women's own hair character to search and discover various styles and arrangements.